Sebastián Sandoval-Olascoaga

Sebastián Sandoval-Olascoaga
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MIT

Ph.D. Student at MIT

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Education
September 2013 - June 2015
Ecole d'économie de Paris
Field of study
  • Quantitative Economics (Public Policy and Development)
August 2008 - June 2012

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Publications (5)
Thesis
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This thesis presents the study of top income shares in Mexico between 2009 and 2012. Using microdata files of personal tax returns and employer-wage returns, results of top income shares, top income decompositions, Pareto coefficients, income mobility and top wage shares are presented. Due to the issue of tax evasion, a methodology is proposed to a...
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The present paper investigated the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on food security in Mexico and how it disproportionally affected vulnerable households. A generalized ordered logistic regression was estimated to assess the impact of the crisis on households' food security status. An ordinary least squares and a quantile regression were estima...
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Abstract: We studied how income distribution and food security status are related to the quality and quantity of foods consumed by Mexican households. Methods: First, we analyzed current expenditure on eleven food groups across food security levels stratified by income quintiles and food security status, based on 2010 National Income and Expenditur...

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